[uClibc] kdrive(TinyX)+uclibc

Rogelio Serrano rogelio at smsglobal.net
Mon Aug 2 01:48:26 UTC 2004


On 2004-08-02 09:39:34 +0800 Mark Shelby <mshelby at aaahawk.com> 
wrote:

> So let me see if I have this correct:
> To get kdrive or TinyX - which is supposed to be a minimal X 
> server, I have 
> to first download the source code for the full emplementation 
> of X, then pull 
> out a small part of it, then reconfigure it to only build a 
> small footprint?
> 
> Wouldn't it be easier to just have the relevant files we need 
> hosted in a 
> folder somewhere with clear step by step instructions on how 
> to build it and 
> a short explanation on what you'll be getting?
> 
> I appreciate the info from the members on this list. It is the 
> most complete 
> info I have gotten on the subject. -but I am sure you share my 
> frustration of 
> this subject.
> 
> It would be nice to have a dedicated ftp download site where 
> developers could 
> post stable releases of tiny implementations of full size 
> programs along with 
> a web page with an index listing all available files.
> 
> This would sure be nice to have for a guy like me who is 
> wanting to play 
> around with a minimal system.
> ...hmm maybe I'll do this. Maybe I could call it 
> "tinytools.org" or something.
> Does anyone think there would be an interest in this type of 
> site/repository?
> 

Buildroot is as close as you can get to what you want. That is 
a small system.




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